PETROSELINUM SATIVUM: Materia Medica

Parsley (PETROSELINUM) – The urinary symptoms give the keynotes for this remedy. Piles with much itching.

Urinary.–Burning, tingling, from perineum throughout whole urethra; sudden urging, to urinate; frequent, voluptuous tickling in fossa navicularis. Gonorrhoea; sudden, irresistible desire to urinate; intense biting, itching, deep in urethra; milky discharge.

Stomach.–Thirsty and hungry, but desire fails on beginning to eat or drink.

Relationship.–Compare: Apiol-the active principle of Parsley–(in dysmenorrhoea); Canth; Sars.: Cannab; Merc.

Dose.–First to third potency.

Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901)

William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.

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